Alumnus Manuel S. Baez Jr., executive chef at Big Water Grille in Incline Village, Nevada, is profiled in the Aug. 23 edition of the Tahoe Daily Tribune. The article
traces his involvement with cooking from childhood through his 2011 degree in culinary arts technology to the multicultural influences he brings to the restaurant's patrons. The article also references alumna Kristi (Ritchey) Genova – featured in Penn College's magazine
and in a YouTube video
(and as a returning Visiting Chef
) – who has encouraged and enhanced his career.